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Atmosphere

1. (Science: ecology) The mixture of gases surrounding the earth and other planets.

2. (Science: physics) a unit of pressure which equals 101.325 kPa.


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which process removes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere? a) combustion b) decomposition c) photosynthesis d) respiration

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by geanna
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:02 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

Whilst Jupiter is made of gas it is not a cloud as we think of them! It's atmosphere is mostly hydrogen, but there is such pressure exerted on it that as you descend towards the core it will form a liquid, and eventually even a metallic substance! The Galileo ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:38 am
 
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

Jupiter's atmosphere is made up of a lot of hydrogen, but because it's so massive the pressure exerted on this hydrogen will make it turn into a liquid, and eventually even a metallic layer towards the core. The Galileo spacecraft ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:35 am
 
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Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Newbie question about the first life

... Before that happened, there had to be the kind of monomers (simple molecules) that earthly life needs and that electric discharges in the atmosphere (lightning) helped to put together (also UV radiation, radiation issuing from radioactive elements in exposed rocks and shock waves caused ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Newbie question about the first life

... differently and along with Miller he started to make experiments in a lab. They placed in a glass container what seems to have been the primordial atmosphere, they let sparks fly in it and they managed to synthesize several compounds that you need in order to create life. The conclusion was that ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:57 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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